Tag: United Arab Emirates

UPDATED: UN Experts Urge the Release of Terminally Ill UAE Prisoner Alia Abdulnoor

UPDATED: UN Experts Urge the Release of Terminally Ill UAE Prisoner Alia Abdulnoor

***On 4 May 2019, United Arab Emirates (UAE) prisoner Alia Abdulnoor died in custody following a battle with terminal breast cancer. On 26 February 2019, United Nations (UN) rights experts, including Dainius Pūras, Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and […]

The UAE has not taken steps to address torture, migrant rights, and restrictions on free expression: ADHRB at HRC39

The UAE has not taken steps to address torture, migrant rights, and restrictions on free expression: ADHRB at HRC39

On Monday 24 September, at the 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral intervention during the Item 6 General Debate. The intervention raised concerns about the United Arab Emirates’ continued violations of human rights and their […]